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They say they were harassed on campus. Now they’re suing Yale for its fraternity culture

February 20th, 2019

Hack

Click here to hear the story By Ange McCormack An art history student, an astrophysics student and a political science student walk into a bar (or, to be more precise, a frat party at Yale). The punchline here isn’t funny – they all leave with different stories of sexual harassment and assault on campus. For […]

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These Women Sued Yale & All-Male Fraternities For Gender-Based Discrimination

February 20th, 2019

NowThis

These women are suing Yale and the all-male frats on campus for enabling sexual misconduct and gender discrimination. Click here to watch the video

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Female Yale Students File Suit Alleging School Turned ‘Blind Eye’ To Fraternity Sexual Misconduct

February 15th, 2019

WBUR

Jill Ryan Three female students are suing Yale University and nine off-campus fraternities there, arguing the fraternities create a hostile environment for women and that Yale is “turning a blind eye” to sexual misconduct. Anna McNeil, one of the plaintiffs, says she was repeatedly groped at fraternity parties during her first year at Yale. “I’ve […]

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The Battle for Coeducation

February 15th, 2019

Yale News

Three Women Sue to Integrate Yale’s Fraternities ANNA BLECH The day before Christine Blasey Ford testified in Congress that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh ’87 LAW ’90 had attempted to rape her when he was in high school, Ry Walker ’20 climbed onto the Women’s Table in front of hundreds of her classmates. As water […]

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Oracle’s Anti-Arbitration Line Is ‘Man Bites Dog,’ Judge Says

February 15th, 2019

Law360

By Dorothy Atkins Law360 (February 15, 2019, 7:18 PM EST) — A Ninth Circuit panel appeared skeptical Friday of Oracle Inc.’s appeal of a decision to send an ex-worker’s putative class action over sales commission pay to arbitration, with one judge calling the company’s anti-arbitration stance ironic and a “man bites dog” situation. During a […]

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Suiting Up

February 15th, 2019

Yale

Interview with Anna McNeil, BR ’20, Ry Walker, SY ’20, Ellie Singer, BF ’21, and David Tracey, TC ’08 The Yale Herald YH: How long have you been working on this case, and what was the process of becoming a plaintiff with [discrimination attorneys] Sanford Heisler? Why Sanford Heisler specifically? AM: We had known that […]

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Women Sue to Change ‘Toxic’ Frat Culture at Yale

February 13th, 2019

Newser

Class-action suit seeks gender integration By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff (NEWSER) – Three women who say they were groped at frat parties during their first semesters at Yale are suing for major changes to the Greek system—including integration. Anna McNeil, 20, Eliana Singer, 19, and Ry Walker, 20, have filed a class-action suit against Yale […]

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Female students sue Yale, frats

February 13th, 2019

Yale News

ASHA PRIHAR & AUDREY STEINKAMP STAFF REPORTERS Three female students sued Yale and nine fraternities for alleged gender discrimination and for fostering a sexually hostile environment, following years of campus activism, conversations with administrators and other legal action. The three students — Anna McNeil ’20, Ry Walker ’20 and Ellie Singer ’21 — filed the […]

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Yale students sue for access to all-male fraternities and their powerful networks

February 13th, 2019

Quartz

By Lila MacLellan Three students at Yale University laid the groundwork yesterday (Feb. 12) for what could become a historic reckoning on campus. In a class-action lawsuit, they sued the school and nine of its all-male fraternities for discrimination based on gender, the Associated Press (AP) reports. The lawsuit, brought by students Ky Walker, Anna […]

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Three Students Sue Yale to Open Fraternities to Women

February 13th, 2019

Informer

Keka Araujo, Special to The Informer via DiversityInc Three female undergraduate students at Yale University have filed a class-action lawsuit against the university and nine of its all-male fraternal organizations in hopes of requiring fraternities to admit women as members to change the culture of sexual harassment. Anna McNeil, Ry Walker and Eliana Singer believe […]

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